Synonyms for commence
- take up
- come into being
- come into existence
- embark on
- enter upon
- get cracking
- get going
- get one's feet wet
- get show on road
- hit the ground running
- jump into
- kick off
- lead off
- start the ball rolling
- tear into
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR COMMENCE
The office has come to me unsought; I commence its duties untrammeled.
In the mean time, the slaughter was about to commence on the other side.
At four in the morning, we would turn out, and commence our work.
O, when will the reign of perfect charity, that "thinketh no evil," commence!
I never give up what I once commence, and I never fail in what I undertake!
I wish you'd commence to-night, instead of choir practice night.
Take the money that now ascends, Madame; but after that, no more, for we commence!
He will commence with the celebrated Experience of the bee in the window.
We had been ready to commence the play for an hour, and I was greatly excited.
I cried with rage, and just then I was informed that the second act of Phdre was about to commence.